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Postby tou » Sun Apr 27, 2014 12:16 pm

Hi everyone, I am from Taiwan, i just happened to click into this website,when googleing vinaya rules about vehicle usage . I am a bit of a fan of Thanissaro Bhikkhu. Were it not for his work , what Buddhism mean for me would be totally otherwise .
Really glad to bump into this forum :jumping:
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Re: hello everyone

Postby bodom » Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:11 pm

Welcome!

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The heart of the path is SO simple. No need for long explanations. Give up clinging to love and hate, just rest with things as they are. That is all I do in my own practice. Do not try to become anything. Do not make yourself into anything. Do not be a meditator. Do not become enlightened. When you sit, let it be. When you walk, let it be. Grasp at nothing. Resist nothing. Of course, there are dozens of meditation techniques to develop samadhi and many kinds of vipassana. But it all comes back to this - just let it all be. Step over here where it is cool, out of the battle. - Ajahn Chah
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Re: hello everyone

Postby David N. Snyder » Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:27 pm

Welcome to Dhamma Wheel!

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Re: hello everyone

Postby mikenz66 » Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:28 pm

Welcome aboard.
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Re: hello everyone

Postby Khalil Bodhi » Sun Apr 27, 2014 1:33 pm

Welcome!
To avoid all evil, to cultivate good, and to cleanse one's mind — this is the teaching of the Buddhas.
-Dhp. 183

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Re: hello everyone

Postby TheNoBSBuddhist » Sun Apr 27, 2014 3:11 pm

Hi, tou, nice to meet you!

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You will not be punished FOR your 'emotions'; you will be punished BY your 'emotions'.



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‘Absit invidia verbo’ - may ill-will be absent from the word. And mindful of that, if I don't respond, this may be why....
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Re: hello everyone

Postby Buddhistboy » Mon Apr 28, 2014 6:53 pm

Dear Tou,

Nice to meet you. I am also new to Dhamma Wheel.

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